Save The Sepik’s Seven Success Stories in 2020
Project Sepik would like to thank everyone who was a part of the ‘Save the Sepik’ campaign for a great 2020. It was a year of unimaginable changes to the life of mother earth.
Lukautim Sepik Wara
The Project Sepik team was part of the 2020 Sepik Culture and Agriculture show highlighting the threat of the proposed Frieda River mine on the Sepik river, its peoples’ and culture.
PNG governor says legal action is on the cards if Frieda Mine gets green light, in current form
East Sepik Governor, Allan Bird, says his province will lodge a legal challenge if a proposal for the country’s largest mine on the Frieda River gets the green light in its current form.
This Is What Happens When the Extraction Industry Gets Its Way
ESQUIRE | This story reflects so many of the fights that we now see from activists, indigenous people, and environmentalists over things like the Pebble Mine and our old friend, the Keystone XL pipeline.
Plan for largest mine in Papua New Guinea history ‘appears to disregard human rights’, UN says
The Chinese-backed gold, silver and copper mine at Frieda river risks catastrophic environmental destruction, special rapporteurs argue
UN Raises Human Rights Concerns Over Proposed Mine in PNG
THE DIPLOMAT | Papua New Guinea has a troubling history of foreign mining companies destroying the ecosystem locals depend on
UN human rights experts write to governments over PNG’s Frieda Mine
ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA | A group of independent human rights experts, appointed by the United Nations, have written to the governments of Papua New Guinea, Australia, China and Canada over claims that a massive proposed copper and gold mine in PNG, is threatening the human rights of the local community.
Giant mineral mine proposed in pristine Papua New Guinean rainforest
RAINFOREST FOUNDATION NORWAY | UN special rapporteurs and indigenous leaders join forces in an unprecedented move against what would be one of the world’s largest mines.
Organisations call on govt to stop Frieda River mine
The National | 29 September 2020 Organisations call on govt to stop Frieda River mine The National, Papua New Guinea | 29 September 2020 | Original article can be viewed here TEN United Nations rapporteurs, with the UN Working Group on Human Rights and...
Groups Raise Concerns To PNG Government About The Proposed Frieda River Mine Risk
POST COURIER | “We are optimistic about the success of our campaign to Ban the Frieda Mine given that representatives of the United Nations have raised their concerns with the Government of Papua New Guinea.”
PNG Government yet to Respond to Letters from UN Special Rapporteurs on Frieda Mine
EMTV | Project Sepik, a community based organization conducting awareness on the proposed Frieda mine in East and West Sepik, says the National Government is yet to respond to 10 UN Special rapporteurs of concerns on the mine.
UN Special Rapporteurs concerned over Frieda mine
PROJECT SEPIK & CELCOR MEDIA RELEASE | Ten UN Special Rapporteurs, along with the UN Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations, have written to the PNG Government to raise their concerns about the proposed Frieda River mine and the risk of failure of its proposed tailings dam.
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